*NEW* SuperMicro C7Z97-OCE MB – LGA1150 Intel Z97 DDR3 SATA3 PCI-E3.0 USB3.0

*NEW* SuperMicro C7Z97-OCE MB – LGA1150 Intel Z97 DDR3 SATA3 PCI-E3.0 USB3.0

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Support Overclocking

Key Features
1. Single socket H3 (LGA 1150) supports
    Intel® 4th gen. Core i7/i5/i3,
    Pentium and Celeron processors

2. Intel® Z97 Express Chipset

3. Up to 32GB DDR3 non-ECC UDIMM
    3300MHz (OC) / 30MHz (OC) /
    3100MHz (OC) in 4 sockets

4. Dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    (1x Intel® i210 & 1x Intel® i217LM)

5. 6x SATA3 (6Gbps) and 1x PCI-E M.2
    (PCI-E x2 or 2x SATA3 ports)

6. 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (16/NA/NA or 8/8/NA
    or 8/4/4), 3 PCI-E 2.0 x1 (in x4) slots

7. 12x USB ports total:
    6x USB 3.0 (4 rear + 2 via headers)
    6x USB 2.0 (2 rear + 4 via headers)

8. HD Audio 7.1 channel connector by
    Realtek ALC1150

9. SATA DOM power connector, TPM
    Header, PS2 ports & COM port header

10. UEFI BIOS support

11. Product Review (in Japanese)


Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities

OS Compatibility

Product SKUs
  • C7Z97-OCE
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • 12″ x 9.6″, (30.48cm x 24.4 cm)
  • Intel® 4th Gen Core i7/i5/i3, Pentium, Celeron processors

  • Single Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • 4x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 32GB DDR3 Non-ECC Un-Buffered memory (UDIMM)
Memory Type
  • 1600MHz non-ECC DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
  • Support overclocking up to 2133MHz* / 20MHz* / 2400MHz* / 2600MHz* / 2800MHz* / 3000MHz* / 3100MHz* / 30MHz* / 3300MHz*

    * Overclocking may void motherboard warranty. Please check the operation manual for supported components

DIMM Sizes
  • 8GB, 4GB, 2GB, 1GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.5V, 1.35V
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® Z97 Chipset
  • SATA3 via PCH w/ RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
  • SATA3 via ASM1061®
Network Controllers
  • Intel® i210 + Intel® i217LM Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • RealTek ALC1150 High Definition Audio
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • 4x SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via PCH
  • 2x SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via ASM1061®
  • Total of 6x SATA3 ports (6Gbps)
  • 2x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
  • 6x USB 3.0 ports (4 rear, 2 via headers)
  • 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 rear, 4 via headers)
  • 7.1 HD Jacks
  • 1x VGA, 1x DVI – D, 1x HDMI, 1 DP (DisplayPort)
  • Support Triple display, Support 4K display devices
Serial Port / Header
  • 1x COM port (header)
  • SATA DOM (Disk on Module) power connector support
  • PS/2 connector for mouse and keyboard
Expansion Slots
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots – Function as:

      16/NA/NA or 8/8/NA or 8/4/4
  • 3 PCI-E 2.0 x1 (in x4) slots
  • PCI M.2 (support both SATA and PCIe SSD)
System BIOS
  • 128Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS
BIOS Features
  • DMI (SMBIOS) 2.7
  • ACPI 5.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +12V, +3.3V, +5V, +5V Standby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 5-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
  • Total of five 4-pin fan headers supporting up to 5 fans
  • 5x fans with tachometer status monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support 3-pin fans (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • FC temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
Parts List (Bulk Package)
  Part Number Qty Description
Motherboard MBD-C7Z97-OCE 1 C7Z97-OCE


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